Get Involved!

The Sustainability Division hosts a number of annual events for the community to enjoy and learn about our local environment.

  • NEW! Neighborhood Park Clean-Up Days
    The Friends of Albany Parks Program puts on clean-up events where community members to get involved with the care, maintenance and beautification of their favorite neighborhood park.

  • Compost Giveaways
    The City of Albany, in partnership with Waste Management of Alameda County, will now hold two compost giveaway events per year.

  • CC DayCoastal Cleanup Day (3rd Saturday in September): Join over 200 volunteers to clean our local waterfront. This annual event is located at the foot of Buchanan Street at the Albany Waterfront Park Trail.

  • Earth Day Shoreline CleanupThe City partners with local groups to conduct a shoreline cleanup falling on Earth Day weekend.

  • Solano StrollHeld the second Sunday of September annually. The City booth includes a variety of environmental education materials and tools.

  • Citywide Garage Sale: Here is your opportunity to make some spending cash, and turn what you consider trash into someone else’s treasure! The citywide garage sale is held each May. The City will conduct all publicity, and advertising materials will be given to all participating residents.

  • Arts & Green Festival: Annual festival held in May – explore art and music & learn ways to reduce your impact on the environment. Local green businesses will be on hand to discuss their products and showcase environmentally friendly products.